Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 3 November 2029 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | November 2029

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 11% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 11% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 30 October 2029 at 11:32.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1956"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1956" and ∠1935".

Beaver Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2029 after 17 days on 21 November 2029 at 04:03.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 368 / 1321

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 368 of Meeus index or 1321 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.38 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 10 minutes. It is 1 hour and 18 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 34 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 35 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠348.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠348.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠3.8°.

Moon before apogee

11 days after point of apogee on 23 October 2029 at 02:02 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 5 November 2029 at 23:09 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 366 396 km

The Moon is 366 396 km (227 668 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 2 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 356 900 km (221 767 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after descending node on 27 October 2029 at 05:23 in ♊ Gemini. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 8 November 2029 at 23:44 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

21 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 26 October 2029 at 12:40 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠23.659°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-23.613° at the point of next southern standstill on 8 November 2029 at 11:00 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 2 days

In 2 days on 6 November 2029 at 04:24 in ♏ Scorpio the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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